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Zvimba woman kills own grandmother, aged 72

Suspect allegedly struck victim with a hoe on the head, police said

By Staff Reporter

A 31-year-old Zvimba woman allegedly struck and killed her 72-year-old grandmother with a hoe following a quarrel.

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Miriam Nyamayegore, according to a statement by police, was arrested Saturday over the shock incident.

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Police said that “Miriam Nyamayegore (31) was arrested on 6 July 2024 in connection with a case of murder which occurred at a house in Granary Phase 2B, Zvimba in which her grandmother, Rachel Tekenende (72) died”.

“The suspect allegedly struck the victim with a hoe on the head following an argument over an undisclosed issue. The victim died on admission at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals,” police said.

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